Accident Piper PA-34-200 Seneca N56025, Friday 2 November 1973
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Date:Friday 2 November 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-34-200 Seneca
Owner/operator:Cox Construction Inc
Registration: N56025
MSN: 34-7350273
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Levan, Utah (Near 39.6 N, 111.88 W) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Salina-Gunnison Airport, Redmond, Utah (FAA LID: 44U)
Destination airport:Salt Lake City International Airport, Salt Lake City, Utah (SLC/KSLC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (destroyed) November 2, 1973 when crashed at Levan, Utah (Near co ordinates 39.6 N, 111.883 W): aircraft was observed in low level flight over highway I-15 in snow storm. Pilot not multi-engine or instrument rated. (Per the official NTSB report "PILOT IN COMMAND CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS; PILOT IN COMMAND ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL").

Both persons on board killed: pilot survived crash, but died from exposure before recovery; passenger presumed killed by crash impact. Registration N56025 cancelled by the FAA on January 15, 1974

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DEN74AD020
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


1. NTSB Identification: DEN74AD020 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Nov-2016 14:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Nov-2016 13:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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